NBA 2K eLeague
Aptly named the NBA 2K eLeague, the new league would start next year with some teams picked to play from the outset. The NBA has confirmed it would like all 30 teams to have an esports division in the future. Also, players would receive salaries for representing their team on a different stage and would play with created avatars rather than NBA player avatars.
Esports in the Future
In fact, esports and sports have become increasingly intertwined over the last few years. Major tournaments like The International 2016 (a Dota 2 tournament) garnered a prize pool of more than $20 million. After all, more organizations are cozying up to the idea of competing in esports. This creates new opportunities for fans and players across the world.